How to Cook Dauphinoise Potatoes

Classic French Style Au Gratin Potatoes.

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How to Cook Dauphinoise Potatoes Recipe
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Peeled potatoes

Peeled potatoes

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Slice potatoes about 1/4 in thick or about 4 mm. You need to do this as you assemble the dish or the potatoes will discolor.  I use a cuisinart food processor.  Or you can use a mandolin.

Slice potatoes about 1/4 in thick or about 4 mm. You need to do this as you assemble the dish or the potatoes will discolor. I use a cuisinart food processor. Or you can use a mandolin.

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Rub the butter and minced garlic over the bottom and sides of the pan.

Rub the butter and minced garlic over the bottom and sides of the pan.

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Mix the salt and white pepper together.

Mix the salt and white pepper together.

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Have your cream at room temperature.

Have your cream at room temperature.

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Grated gruyere cheese. I haven't found a good substitute for it, it's worth the extra money.

Grated gruyere cheese. I haven't found a good substitute for it, it's worth the extra money.

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Shingle the sliced potatoes in your baking dish.

Shingle the sliced potatoes in your baking dish.

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Sprinkle with salt and white pepper.

Sprinkle with salt and white pepper.

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Sprinkle a even layer of cheese.

Sprinkle a even layer of cheese.

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Pour about 1/2 cup of cream over the cheese.

Pour about 1/2 cup of cream over the cheese.

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Repeat the process, but change the pattern of the sliced potatoes.

Repeat the process, but change the pattern of the sliced potatoes.

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Build 5-6 layers of potatoes, salt-pepper, cheese and cream.

Build 5-6 layers of potatoes, salt-pepper, cheese and cream.

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Cover with plastic wrap.

Cover with plastic wrap.

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And then aluminum foil, poke some holes in the top with a pairing knife. Then place in a 350 degree oven.

And then aluminum foil, poke some holes in the top with a pairing knife. Then place in a 350 degree oven.

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Bake for about 1 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender. Take off foil and bake for another 30-45 minutes.

Bake for about 1 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender. Take off foil and bake for another 30-45 minutes.

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This is what they should look like when they are done. Let rest at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before cutting.

This is what they should look like when they are done. Let rest at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before cutting.

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Serve with beef, chicken or fish. Enjoy!

Serve with beef, chicken or fish. Enjoy!

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